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Covering Tahoe Truckee’s community, people, pets, health and wellness, and nature.

Helping Brittanie Shepherd

On Aug. 25, former Tahoe local Brittanie Shepherd fell 70 feet while climbing in Smith Rock State Park, Oregon. According to rescuers, Shepherd lost...

Give a Bonus to the Bugs

After 30 years of micromanaging, the humans at Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency have put our poop (and other wastewater) back in the hands of the experts.

Silent Friday

A first hand musing on the Paris terrorist attacks.

On Writing

The Squaw Valley Community of Writers, which hosts one of the most prestigious summer workshops in the nation, is facing economic pressures that has some wondering whether it will be able to remain at the resort for which it's named.

Do Tell! Why did you come to Burning Man this year?

People on the street are asked to share their thoughts on the same question.

Following the Music

FRANCES JOY Violinist Mirna Mejia, 18, from Truckee, sometimes falls asleep to the swirling sensation of 19th century Czech composer Friedrich Smetana’s classical piece “The...

Never a Dull Moment

Activities for you and your toddler are available any day of the week

The Road to Freedom

Touring the U.S. as a trucker.

Food Which Might Be Wasted Helps Feed Hungry Instead

Waste Buster
Waste Buster applauds Project MANA.

A Summer Break

Louis Norris, 14, broke his hand this summer, but he didn't let it mess up his summer plans.